AbortionistRobert E. Hanson, Jr.
Douglas Alan Karpen, DO - active
SEPTEMBER 1, 2021: CONDUCTING ABORTIONS ONLY IF NO FETAL HEARTBEAT OR CARDIAC ACTIVITY IS DETECTED IN SONOGRAM DUE TO TEXAS HEARTBEAT ACT.
Was initially closed due to new Texas law.
Reopened after court blocked HB2, then closed again.
Reopened for business on March 9, 2017, in response to Hellerstedt Supreme Court Decision.
Address8363 Meadow Rd., Dallas, TX 75231
Abortion in Texas halted again after appeals court allows ban to resume - CBS News - April 20, 2020
Some abortions may proceed in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic, federal judge rules - Click2Houston - April 9, 2020
Appeals court lets Texas enforce coronavirus-related abortion ban, for now - omaha.com - March 31, 2020On Tuesday afternoon, a divided three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked Yeakel’s ruling and gave both sides until 5 p.m. Friday to submit their legal briefs on the matter.
Abortion in Texas: Federal judge blocks state's temporary ban - CBS News - March 30, 2020"Patients will suffer serious and irreparable harm in the absence of a temporary restraining order," wrote Judge Lee Yeakel, a George W. Bush-appointee, in his nine-page opinion. "The attorney general's interpretation of the Executive Order prevents Texas women from exercising what the Supreme Court has declared is their fundamental constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy before a fetus is viable."
Texas Abortion Providers Accuse Gov. of ‘Playing Politics,’ Sue over Abortion Ban amid Coronavirus - March 26, 2020
“Texas abortion providers heed attorney general warning and halt abortions amid coronavirus” -- Dallas Morning News -- March 24, 2020
Texas Attorney General -- Order halting all medically unnecessary surgeries and procedures -- March 23, 2020"Health Care professionals and facilities, including abortion providers, must immediately stop all medically unnecessary surgeries and procedures to preserve resources to fight COVID-19 Pandemic. […] Failure to comply with an executive order issued by the governor related to the COVID-19 disaster can result in penalties of up to $1,000 or 180 days of jail time."
Affiliated with Aaron’s Women’s Clinic in Houston, TX – Website boasts that Houston clinic is a “late-term abortion specialist”
Deficiency Report - march 10, 2020Failure to ensure personnel providing direct care is having required certifications
Deficiency Report - January 24, 2019
Deficiency Report -- January 30, 2018Jan 30, 2018 Texas Health Dept Inspection -- Statement of deficiencies & plan of correction.